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Offline fluxmaster

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Valanice Writing Graham's Name
« on: September 30, 2011, 11:56:09 AM »
I've just noticed something new while playing the tower sequence in Episode 3.  I'm not sure whether this has been discussed before.  I looked through some earlier thread but couldn't find it, but if it has been discussed already, could you please direct me to the appropriate thread.

When I started playing TSL I was using an older monitor that was somewhat dark.  When I got to the part in the tower sequence where Graham enters the wagon, it was too dark to see anything, so I couldn't proceed any further.  I watched the Youtube video of the remainder of the tower sequence and downloaded the saved game from after the tower sequence so that I could finish playing the episode.  However, I've recently switched to a new monitor, which is bright, so that I can see inside the wagon.  I was able to complete the second half of the tower sequence using the new monitor and noticed a couple of new details that I hadn't noticed before, or at least hadn't much thought about before.

When Graham encounters Valanice in the tower, it is the older Valanice, so I assume that it is merely Valanice's dream (or nightmare) about being locked in the tower.  But afterward, there is a scene where the younger Valanice is being taken to the tower, and she writes Graham's name on the window of the wagon.  Since this is the younger Valanice, I assume this is what actually happened when she was taken to the tower many years ago.

My question is this:  Did Valanice actually know that Graham was the name of the man who would rescue her, and, if so, how?  Or are we to interpret the whole thing as a dream and nothing more?
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Re: Valanice Writing Graham's Name
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2011, 12:07:57 PM »
Why, what excellent and interesting questions you ask, fluxmaster!

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Re: Valanice Writing Graham's Name
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2011, 09:06:54 PM »
Why, what excellent and interesting questions you ask, fluxmaster!

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Re: Valanice Writing Graham's Name
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2011, 04:33:07 PM »
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Re: Valanice Writing Graham's Name
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2011, 06:56:16 PM »
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